Raju Verma

What are the best career options for a civil engineer after getting a bachelor's degree?

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RE: What are the best career options for a civil engineer after getting a bachelor's degree?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Hello Raju,

A warm welcome to career guide.com

Thank you for writing us your career query.

Engineering has been one of the top most and preferred career option of many students in all times. Engineering as a career has got an booming career with wide scope and demand in the industries.

Engineering offers many kinds of speciaisation for the students. Students need to select the specialisation as per their area of interest. When it comes to Civil engineering its one of the engineering branch in which many students aspire to make their career.Humans have been involved since ancient times in building various kinds of buildings,temples etc. They have used different ideas and techniques in constructing them by using their skills and knowledge.

Civil engineers needs to apply their engineering knowledge in constructing various buildings. The buildings that exist today or the new buildings that are constructed they all are the frameworks and the application of civil engineers.

A civil Engineer has a wide range of career options. They can work either in the Public Sector or Private Sector depending on their choice.
If one wish to make a career in the Public Sector one can join the Public Works Departments and etc. for various construction projects.While many government departments need a civil engineers of Central and State Government.

If you wish to work in the private companies than there are many companies that are involved in the construction and infra development. Companies like-
1.Godrej
2.Ashoka
3.Larsen and Turbo
4.Jaypee Group
5.DHFL
These are some of the companies hier the civil engineers and offer a good package of payment to the right candidates. The pay packet ranges for fresher from Rs.20,000 and above.

A civil engineer can also start up their own construction consultancy too.

I hope you find this information relevant to your career query and useful.

Feel free to get in touch again for further career queries.

Wish you Good Luck

Thank You

Warm Regards,
Prathamesh Kapote

RE: What are the best career options for a civil engineer after getting a bachelor's degree?

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD

Dear Aspirant,

For a fresh Civil Engineer I would strongly recommend a course in Construction Project Management. These days Construction industry is becoming organised and professional and due to their experiences of cost over runs and skilled labour shortage and lack of financial management, construction companies are looking for civil engineers who also know little bit about management. But this management is not about what is taught in MBA but a managing skill relating to the construction industry and infrastructure sector.

Construction Management courses are offered by few Institutes like Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management Ahmedabad, NICMAR - Pune, Goa and Hyderabad, etc.

Best wishes

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